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It’s Almost Easter Weekend! = Chocolate & Gin!?

Are you perhaps traveling to the U.K. for Easter this year? If so, lucky you! A U.K. chocolatier named Slattery has teamed up with a gin distillery called Zymurgorium to create the best of both worlds Easter treat: Chocolate Easter egg filled with a bottle of Gin! There are two kinds to choose from: 1. “Realm of the Unicorn” which is “a sparkling pink gin flavoured with toasted marshmallows” or 2. “Glangingo,” which is ¬†“a pink gin flavoured with mango, passion fruit, allspice and ginger.” However, if you are staying in Ontario for the Easter weekend then why not sign up for a BartenderOne Masterclass or Workshop, where your can learn to create delicious gin cocktails and of course eat chocolate!

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Agave Field + Tequila + Hotel = Casa Cafradia’s¬†Agave Farm!

Tired of the typical all-inclusive get aways? Ready for a vacation that’s out of the norm and will be an experience of a lifetime? Then this new hotel found in “the middle of Casa Cafradia’s¬†agave farm” is your destination! You’ll stay in large barrels and have the opportunity to “tour the fields by night, harvest your very own agave and even distill your own tequila.” To help get you and your travel buddies in the cocktail shaking and tequila mood… sign up for a Breaking the Ice Workshop hosted by BartenderOne. You’ll learn the craft or bartending, the trick behind creating well-balanced cocktails aka. a Margarita! Click here to enrol and get your tequila knowledge and margarita skills ready Casa Cafradia!¬†

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Someone Say Wheat Straws?

It’s only a matter of time before plastic straws will be obsolete, let’s hope that’s sooner than later!

After several articles and the media revealing how harmful plastic straws are to our environment, this astonishing and alarming news ignited ¬†many companies and individual’s imagination. How else can straws be manufactured? What other materials can be used to create the simple straw? Glass has become a material option as well as paper, and even candy! Each having their flaws: either remembering to bring your glass straw, or having your straw disintegrate. However,¬†Roger Dipper and Ben Lockwood may have created the next best straw option! These two gentlemen are the founders of The Wheat Straw Company in the UK. They have invented a wheat straw that is “It‚Äôs 100% compostable,¬†It’s 100 %¬†natural,¬†chemical and gluten free and non-porous”. ¬†Looking to make a difference in your workplace? Are you already a bartender looking to brush up your skills or brand new to the bartending scene? Enrol in a BartenderOne MasterClass and become a bartender who can bring change into their workplace and promote the use of environmentally friendly straws!

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Did you catch the spring cold? Your remedy awaits!…

We are heading into spring and warmer temperatures are upon us, (thank goodness!) However, it’s inevitable when there is a change in temperature, colds can creep up on us. Ready for a quick remedy that’s tasty, comforting and not chicken noodle soup? The classic Hot Toddy is your ticket to feeling better!

Unsure of how to concoct this beverage as well as, many other classic cocktails? Look no further! Head into spring with a BartenderOne course under your belt and start hosting some great backyard parties while mixing up some terrific cocktails! Enrol in a BartenderOne MasterClass here and jump into spring with a cocktail shaker in hand! 

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Have the Stars Aligned For You this April? Let your Cocktail Horoscope Tell You!

Cocktails and Horoscopes..How could life get any better!? It’s the start of a new month and this article states “April signifies new beginnings, and this one has a lot in store for you.” You must read on!…Find your sign where you will see which cocktail pertains to your monthly forecast. Once you know your zodiac cocktail, it’s time to mix it up! Why not have a horoscope team workshop, where you can get a group of your friends together, learn how create perfectly balanced horoscope cocktails? Sign up for a BartenderOne Workshop and let the stars and BartednerOne guide your cocktail creations!¬†

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‘Drapril’ Anyone? Here’s how to make DryApril the best it can be!…

Today’s the start of a new month!… Are you feeling you’re in need of a dry month? Learn how to do it right and make the best “booze-free” cocktails! An article by Dan Q. Dao, from January 2019, describes 7 important steps and tips to remember when creating a non-alcoholic beverage. He references Noah Small who is a beverage director at Empellon in New York City who says…¬†‚ÄúA good zero-proof cocktail should be made with the same approach to balance as a cocktail with alcohol‚ÄĚ. Let the month of April be an exploration of juices, carbonation, herbs, fruits, your bottom shelf and let your creativity be tested.

Explore all there is to know about mixology and how to create a balanced “booze-free” beverage or full throttle cocktail by enrolling in BartdenderOne’s Mixology Masterclass. Learn what synergy in a beverage
really is here.   

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First Date…First Impression…First Drink Order…

Have you made plans this weekend ¬†with a special someone to go on a first date? ¬†Are you already thinking about what you’re going to wear, what bar you’re going to go to…AND what drink you’re going to order first!? I know, great, one more thing to think about! Clink here to find out what men and women believe are the best and worst first date drinks to order. Is it wine? Redbull- Vodka?

Instead of going out to a restaurant or bar, how about impressing your date with shaking up your own cocktails!? Not quite sure how to mix drinks? No problem! Enroll in a BartenderOne mixology course and learn the art of bartending. Your date will be so impressed and those first date jitters will be shaken away before you know it! 

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What’s in Your “Lunchbox”?

As a kid didn’t you love packing your own lunch? You could throw in an array of foods that didn’t really go together but together they created the best shmorgesboard lunchbox! When it comes to alcohol, a bar in Oklahoma City called Edna’s named their signature cocktail the “Lunchbox” as it uses the same method of madness! The “Lunchbox” is comprised of Coors, Amaretto and OJ, it’s presented in a beer mug with a shot of Amaretto sitting at the bottom of the glass and topped with a splash of OJ. Read what the owner has to say about this stumbled upon creation of a cocktail!

Have you been harbouring some bizarre culinary combinations that you’d like to see come to fruition? Let BartenderOne help you release these creative ideas and enrol in a “Get into the Spirit” Workshop, where you will learn how to properly construct a well balanced cocktail and ¬†have the opportunity create a new beverage using fresh ingredients from a Mystery Box or “Lunchbox” shall I say!

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To All the Coffee Lovers…

When that lovely morning alarm starts to ring, is your first thought… It’s coffee time!? Coffee is a staple to many ¬†morning and daytime routines. Maybe you’re getting tired of that traditional cup of Joe and need to revamp that ordinary cup of drip coffee. “Cafe Agave” may be your ticket to a new coffee experience! This American company has “brought together two of the most popular things in the world together in one drink.” Spiked cold coffee beverages is their claim to fame, offering four delicious flavours including..Cafe Mocha, Espresso Shot, Salted Caramel and Vanilla Cinnamon.

Not only is coffee enjoyable to drink, it is also incredibly enjoyable to make. Have you been wondering how to pull a perfect espresso shot or create stunning latte art? BartenderOne’s Buena Barista Workshop is just the evening for you. You’re morning coffee will become even more gratifying and exciting. You’ll be jumping out of bed excited to make yourself an Americano, latte or cappuccino. Click here to sign you and your partner in crime up for a Barista Class!

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Feeling a Little “Dusty” After St. Patrick’s Day Weekend? Here’s What You Need!…

Hope everyone had a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day! Now for the aftermath cure…does your body feel like it needs some hydration, vitamins and/or some sort of a detox? How about drinking carrot juice, its a great source of vitamin C, D, E, and K. Take it to the next level and add it to a cocktail! ¬†Learn¬†3 reasons why carrot juice can be your cure¬†and cocktail enhancer!

How can you incorporate carrot juice into your next cocktail? Learn many bartending techniques and skills at a BartenderOne workshop. Bring your friends together for an evening of cocktail creation, laughter and bartending knowledge! 

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